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'Modernisation' used to be the most pervasive ideologies of the 20th century. targeting a case research of the Kariba Dam in central-southern Africa and in accordance with an array of basic assets and interviews the e-book presents a nuanced knowing of improvement within the turbulent overdue Nineteen Fifties, a time while such a lot colonies moved in the direction of independence.

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